A copyright application undergoes through different stages before its registration. However; some of the fees might not be applicable in every case.
The application cost differs according to the type of work you wish to register. Form XIV is filed with the prescribed fee either online or submitted physically at the Copyright Office via Demand Draft.
Copyright Law is territorial and the registration differs according to different countries. However; India being a part of several International Treaties, it is easier to extent the protection of your work outside India as well.
Works of Indian Origin automatically get copyright protection in the countries which are members of the following conventions.
To seek protection in non-member countries, Indian works must meet the legal requirements of the relevant national laws to maintain its copyright in that country.
The registration fee depends from country to country since they are governed by their respective laws. The charges for physical filing may be 10% (approx) higher than the e-filing charges.
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If a Foreigner applies for a copyright in